April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Where do we go from here? A conversation with Charles Wallace

Charles Wallace and Doug Amaral opened River City Grill a year before Hurricane Charley struck. In that year they revolutionized Punta Gorda’s dining and social scene. Historic downtown — once a place that shut down at 6 p.m. More...

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House Hunting:

23979 Vincent Ave., Punta Gorda

This two-story home boasts southern exposure and beautiful views of the 14-acre Soundings Lake at Burnt Store Marina. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A new role for indie rock

AMY GINSBURG IS A BIG TOAD THE WET SPROCKET FAN. She likes the ’90s alternative rock band from California so much she’s traveled to see them in concert twice in three days, once in Tampa and then in Orlando. More...

Hiatus helped Disturbed emerge with forceful, melodic album

When Disturbed decided to disappear as a band, it really meant it, not only going on a hiatus in 2011 that allowed the band members to pursue outside projects and personal activities, but dropping out of sight once it had regrouped so people wouldn&r More...

‘They helped us to know ourselves’

THE DIVA DIARIES

2016 has been pretty tough on Generation X. This year is stealing the memories of our youth by taking our icons — way, way too soon. More...

Parkinson’s patients fight the disease with a one-two punch

“It feels good to throw a few punches,” said 70-year-old Karl Sylvia while stepping out of the boxing ring. “It keeps me feeling young. More...

Life with a mental illness theme highlights importance of speaking up, sharing

When mental illnesses or disorders are talked about, the language used tends to be clinical and impersonal. These words, while useful for doctors or clinicians, often don’t do justice to what life with a mental illness feels like. More...

Business News

Adding the bloom

Landscapers beautify as Southwest Floridians embrace groomed surroundings

NATURE IS A FINE AND DANDY THING LEFT untutored, and Floridians in particular like to look at it or even step into it, on occasion. But most of us are not looking at untutored nature, in general. More...

Tami Patzer features local biz leaders on Business Innovators radio show

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Tamara “Tami” Patzer is a social media guru, author, publisher, video producer and marketing expert with a passion for helping small businesses succeed. More...

It’s time to be cautious about buying Microsoft, Google

MONEY & INVESTING

One of the most frustrating things about being an individual stock investor is how quickly a stock can go from hot to not. More...